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In honor of My developerWorks ' first birthday this week, here's a selection of 10 top tips to help you get more from My developerWorks: 1. Help! Three tips for getting help using My developerWorks 2. Don't be this guy! (the importance of having a photo on your profile) 3. Simple steps to a great profile 4. Ideas for updating your status on your My developerWorks profile 5. Electric teaspoons and the value of bookmarking
6. Best practices for starting groups or wikis 7. Five ways blogging can help your career 8. Five ways to improve... [More]
Greetings My developerWorks Enthusiasts, here's highlights this week - suggested activities, tips and things happening in My developerWorks . 1. Suggested activity of the week: Create bookmarks What you know is just the tip of the iceberg... That's one of the great things about collective wisdom shared in a collaborative environment. You get to go beyond what you know and uncover what other people know. You can help build that collective wisdom by creating and sharing bookmarks and tags on My developerWorks. And creating bookmarks is a... [More]
While stirring my instant hot chocolate with a teaspoon one day this past winter, I thought to myself, "I sure wish there was some sort of mini electric emulsifier that I could use to do this so that all the powdered lumps and granules would easily dissolve into a nice creamy blend." As I often do when I'm wishing for some device I'm not sure has even been invented yet, I went to Google and searched on "electric teaspoon." And lo and behold, up popped several hits. I am now the happy owner of what one of my friends calls... [More]
I'm excited to tell you about a new category of the IBM Beacon Awards that recognizes a Business Partner's contributions to building a smarter planet through My developerWorks. If you're an IBM business partner who was active in My developerWorks in 2009 in things such as blogs, groups, forums, etc., I want to encourage you to nominate yourself! And if you've just gotten started on My developerWorks in 2010, don't be discouraged, because you could be the winner next year. This Beacon Award recognizes the individual contributor on My... [More]
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Welcome, developers! Early this morning, my water heater broke spilling 50 gallons of water all over the basement floor. Most everything of value was elevated... with one exception: My wife's journals from the last two decades were soaked. The good news: She's a professional archivist, so her quick action will -- we hope -- salvage the notebooks. (Apparently, the key is to put them in the... [More]
If you're trying to build information or community around a specific topic, you may be considering a group or a wiki on My developerWorks . Here are tips to help you get started or make the group or wiki you already have even better. Should you start a My developerWorks group or a wiki? A wiki gives you the ability to build web pages collaboratively around a specific topic. A group allows members to join, use a discussion board, communicate with the group, share bookmarks, share files, start a blog and start a wiki. A group offers you many... [More]
Get to know some new faces on My developerWorks... Brought to you by the My developerWorks enthusiasts group ! If you're a My developerWorks enthusiast, come join us. We want to introduce you to new people, groups and blogs on My developerWorks you might want to get t o know! If you're interested in these topics or region, consider: following their blog commenting on their blog joining a group adding these people to your network writing on their wall Highlights from Brazil Thiago Sobral UNIX, Storage, SANs and other stuffs blog Software,... [More]
Wouldn't it be great if you could let IBM Rational Software development teams know what features you would like to see in their products? Wouldn't it be great if you could let IBM know which features are most important to you? Wouldn't it be great if someone from IBM Rational actually kept you up to date on the latest status and plans for the features most important to you? All of this is available today, on the Rational RFE Community Not only can you submit and search requests for enhancements (RFEs) for over 30 Rational Software... [More]
How often do you check your twitter friends' updates? Your facebook wall? Your RSS feeds? I can almost anticipate the answer... quite frequently if you are anything like myself. Well if you haven't already stumbled upon it... you have to check out My developerWorks updates. It offers you one place to follow all your favorite technical experts, trending topics and My dW updates. Honestly, I can't imagine what's better than that. Let's get started... Go to My home (I'd bookmark it if I were you), and let me walk you through all five tabs... [More]
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We have created a badge that can be added to websites, blogs or other properties in order to let your visitors easily find the latest IBM trial offerings. Suggested use: Either incorporate this into relevant content or add it to the sidebar template of your site. Dimensions: The graphic is 150px x 100px Instructions for adding to a page: Cut and pasted the following code onto the area of your page where you wish to embed the badge: <div><a href=" http://ibm.co/Ug9u3y" target="_blank"><img src="... [More]
This week, the developerWorks newsletter bids you farewell! Yep, it's the final issue -- but don't worry, we give you other options for keeping up with us. Read on...
Dear Friends, If you've been paying attention to developerWorks, you know that the only constant in the world of IT is change ... and that principle is no less true for newsletters. So, after 12 gloriously dynamic years, the developerWorks English-language newsletter is retiring .
That's right, our social media efforts have proven so successful that... [More]
Jeskell Systems Storage support Here is the URL for this bookmark: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/groups/service/html/communityview?communityUuid=5b0da385-f8a8-4121-b31d-3e8c230f27d5 Storage needs
This week's developerWorks newsletter spotlights Paul Duvall's Agile DevOps article series. Not subscribed? Sign up for your customized newsletter today! ************************
Welcome, developers! It's no secret: In many organizations, development and operations do not always see eye to eye. This is often due to the two teams having conflicting missions. While success for software developers is often measured by the number of features that they make available to the business, those in operations are often evaluated based on the system's... [More]
This week's developerWorks newsletter focuses on David Geary's series on HTML5 game development. Not subscribed? Sign up for your customized newsletter today! ************************
Welcome, developers! Every so often, it pays to step away from the code and the meetings and all the grown-up stuff, and ask "What do the kids think is cool?" And in the IT realm, nothing keeps youngsters captivated like video games . Many of us have fond memories of countless hours spent staring at kinetic forms on a colorful screen (perhaps as... [More]
This week's developerWorks newsletter shows you how to keep up with all the news and activity at Information On Demand 2012. Not subscribed? Sign up for your customized newsletter today! ************************
Welcome, developers! We get it, you're busy. Maybe you didn't make it to this year's Information On Demand conference. If you're like most of us, you've got a lot on your plate. So I'll keep this brief.
When you get a moment, check out our video highlights of the conference: Livestream feeds allow you to catch keynote addresses... [More]
This week's developerWorks newsletter introduces the new IBM PaaS, IBM SmartCloud Application Services. Not subscribed? Sign up for your customized newsletter today! ************************
Welcome, developers! What are you doing on your lunch hour? What if I said you could deploy a new application in the cloud and still have time for lunch?
IBM SmartCloud Application Services , IBM's public-cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), lets you do this with a secure, automated, cloud-based environment that supports the entire lifecycle of... [More]
This week's developerWorks newsletter introduces IBM PureData System, the latest addition to the PureSystems product family. Not subscribed? Sign up for your customized newsletter today! ************************
Welcome, developers! We're working harder than ever to help you spend more time on your application and less time on its plumbing.
Six months ago, IBM introduced PureSystems , a collection of expert integrated systems that use built-in patterns of expertise to enable you to automate complex, cloud-related development. These... [More]
This week's developerWorks newsletter can help you make your web and cloud apps more secure. Not subscribed? Sign up for your customized newsletter today! ************************
Welcome, developers! Are you thinking like a hacker? The countless hours you spend planning, crafting, and perfecting your world-class applications are all for nought if you aren't keeping an eye on potential vulnerabilities that can leave you open to security breaches.
This week, IBM security expert Paul Ionescu wants to help you understand the hacker mindset... [More]